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By Saturday, Feb 7, 2015 Life In the Berkshires 1

After its second defeat in less than a year by Great Barrington voters, the outcome of the vote to renovate Monument Mountain Regional High School appeared to surprise Berkshire Hills School Committee Chair Stephen Bannon.

As quoted in The Berkshire Edge: “We don’t have an official plan B,” Bannon said wearily, while waiting in Town Clerk Marie Ryan’s office for the tribulation of Great Barrington results. “We didn’t spend the money or take the time to develop alternative plans.”


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  1. Bruce says:

    Good to have a chuckle on this issue. For 51 million dollars, though, it seems like a new building of 100,000 SF could be built for $500/SF (current residential construction is running in the $300-$400/SF range)…perhaps that ought to be plan B?

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